Thursday, July 21

Instructions for Stupid People

I’ve received this before through email and thought it was pretty funny. I recently found it again and thought I would share.

Instructions for Stupid People:
In Honor of Stupid People (an expansion as well as a revisit)

In case you needed further proof that the human race is doomed through stupidity, here are some actual label instructions on consumer goods.

On a Sears hairdryer -- Do not use while sleeping.
(Damn, and that's the only time I have to work on my hair).

On a bag of Fritos -- You could be a winner! No purchase necessary.
Details inside.
(The shoplifter special)?

On a bar of Dial soap -- "Directions: Use like regular soap."
(And that would be how???.....)

On some Swanson frozen dinners -- "Serving suggestion: Defrost."
(But, it's "just" a suggestion).

On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert (printed on bottom) -- "Do not turn upside down."
(Well...duh, a bit late, huh)!

On Marks &Spencer Bread Pudding -- "Product will be hot after heating."
(...and you thought????....)

On packaging for a Rowenta iron -- "Do not iron clothes on body."
(But wouldn't this save me more time)? ***I, Maddog, know someone with a scar for failing to heed such a warning***

On Boot's Children Cough Medicine -- "Do not drive a car or operate machinery after taking this medication."
(We could do a lot to reduce the rate of construction accidents if we could just get those 5-year-olds with head-colds off those forklifts.)

On Nytol Sleep Aid -- "Warning: May cause drowsiness..."
(And...I'm taking this because???....)

On most brands of Christmas lights -- "For indoor or outdoor use only."
(As opposed to...what)?

On a Japanese food processor -- "Not to be used for the other use."
(Now, somebody out there, help me on this. I'm a bit curious.)

On Sainsbury's peanuts -- "Warning: contains nuts."
(Talk about a news flash)

On an American Airlines packet of nuts -- "Instructions: Open packet, eat nuts."
(Step 3: maybe, Delta?)

On a child's Superman costume -- "Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly."
(I don't blame the company. I blame the parents for this one.)

On a Swedish chainsaw -- "Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals."
(Ouch! My God...was there a lot of this happening somewhere?)


At 1:06 PM, Blogger Zeke said...

Gargle.......these nuts..........

At 3:37 PM, Blogger grey said...

I'd like to thank every money-grubbing lawyer out there that has managed to find a gab in the law and make a few bucks off it for some of those stupid warnings.

At 5:45 PM, Blogger Zeke said...

Maddog, get a hold of me, I can't reach you on your cell.

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At 10:20 AM, Blogger Zeke said...

Thought I would add one I found today on the back of a cd case.

"Do not use the CD for any purpose other than that for which it was intended. Applications for which it was not intended include but are not limited to:

1. Frisbee
2.Ice cream scoop
3. mirror
4. Throat lozenge.
Thank you and emjoy the many digital delights herein."

WHat the hell is a throat loznege?

At 12:46 PM, Anonymous Rev. Sardonicus said...

Here's a few I've seen floating around online:

On a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle:
Some assembly required

On a bottle of baby lotion:
Keep away from children

On a TV remote:
Not Dishwasher safe
[editorial comment: ask Zeke's older brother if Glocks are diswasher safe]

On a push lawn mower:
Not to be used as a hedge trimmer

In a dishwasher manual:
Do not allow children to play in dishwasher

On a box of fireworks:
Do not put in mouth

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